Our Winter Coat Drive was a Big Success!

Our Winter Coat Drive was a Big Success!

Thank you so much for all the beautiful, warm coats!
Through the generosity and thoughtfulness of the Ecology Center’s members and friends, we have collected approximately 200 coats, jackets, sweaters and other warm garments. Our partner Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS), these items are all being distributed locally to homeless adults and children in our… Read more »

Holiday Hours, Tips and Staff Picks for Gifts from the Ecology Center

Holiday Hours, Tips and Staff Picks for Gifts from the Ecology Center

Our Store, Farmers’ Market, Farm Fresh Choice and Recycling all have special holiday schedules in the next few weeks.

Farm Fresh Choice and the Farmers’ Market will be closed between 12/23/13 and 1/1/14.
Recycling will not be running pick up service on 12/25/13, and 1/1/14 but will resume Thursday, 12/26/13 – Saturday, 12/28/13, and Thursday,… Read more »

Help Us Remake Our Food System to Distribute Health, not Concentrate Wealth

Help Us Remake Our Food System to Distribute Health, not Concentrate Wealth

Our Executive Director, Martin Bourque, is sharing this message with our community of friends and supporters this month. We are honored to be a part of this community, to share this vision and to work toward a more healthy and just future.
The winter holidays are advertised as a time of abundance: shopping carts full… Read more »

We’re Thankful for Warm Coats! Coat Drive at Ecology Center Launches 11/29/13 through 12/24/13

We're Thankful for Warm Coats! Coat Drive at Ecology Center Launches 11/29/13 through 12/24/13

The Ecology Center is partnering with One Warm Coat to host a winter coat drive this holiday season. In the spirit of reuse and giving, bring your gently worn coats to the Ecology Center November 29th – December 24th, and put them in our coat bin. We’ll be donating our collected coats to local organization… Read more »

The New East Bay Climate Goal: Blocking Dirty Oil Refineries’ Expansion

The New East Bay Climate Goal: Blocking Dirty Oil Refineries' Expansion

An overflow crowd of 115 turned out last week to rally around an emerging goal for the Bay Area climate movement: to block our five East Bay refineries from processing the dirtiest crude oils, such as tar sands. The event, organized by the Ecology Center along with 350 Bay Area, the Sunflower Alliance, Idle No… Read more »